Vocals Grade 6 (Male)

Vocals Grade 6 earns you UCAS points, which will help when you're applying to university courses. Study the info in this companion book and you'll be ready to tackle dynamics and registry changes, and more, in your exam

What you'll learn at Grade 6

  • Three­part backing vocals, applying stylistic techniques, musical improvisation and development, harmonising in 3rds and 4ths, tone quality in conjunction with dynamics and register changes
  • The Blues Scale and a major/diminished arpeggio
  • Large major and minor intervals, phrasing and microphone technique

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The digital version includes the book (PDF format), all tracks and supporting tests. Learn more about your purchasing options.

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* Includes digital versions of the audio, notation and fact files. Learn more.

Title Price (GBP)
Complete Digital Book PDF Sheet Music, Audio Files and Supporting Tests £13.99 Add to Cart
Bill Withers, ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’ Track 1 of 6 £2.99 Add to Cart
OneRepublic, ‘Counting Stars’ Track 2 of 6 £2.99 Add to Cart
Led Zeppelin, ‘I Can’t Quit You Baby’ Track 3 of 6 £2.99 Add to Cart
Will Young, ‘Jealousy’ Track 4 of 6 £2.99 Add to Cart
Michael Jackson, ‘Man In The Mirror’ Track 5 of 6 £2.99 Add to Cart
Kings Of Leon, ‘Sex On Fire’ Track 6 of 6 £2.99 Add to Cart
Supporting Tests Tests and Audio Files £5.99 Add to Cart

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For the 2014–2017 Vocals Syllabus, we've combined 20 years of experience in contemporary music education with some of the world's biggest recording artists. We've listened to all your suggestions, critiques and improvements to compile the most practical, industry relevant and engaging vocals syllabus on offer.

Vocals Grade 6 features:

  • Six Performance Pieces, six styles of rock and pop
  • Fact Files: background information on each style with recommended listening
  • Walkthroughs: hints and tips on the tricky sections of the Performance Pieces
  • CD with full mixes and backing tracks
  • World-class musicians, top-flight production
  • Plot your stylistic specialism up through the grades

Vocals Grade 6 (Male) repertoire:

  • Will Young - "Jealousy"
  • Kings Of Leon - "Sex On Fire"
  • One Republic - "Counting Stars"
  • Michael Jackson - "Man In The Mirror"
  • Led Zeppelin - "I Can't Quit You Baby"
  • Bill Withers - "Ain't No Sunshine"

We also have a wider repertoire list containing 100+ pieces to give you more choice.

Pages 5-8
Ain't No Sunshine - Chords updated and unnecessary forward facing repeat mark removed. (Updated 17 May 2016)
How do I download the updated audio?
Page 60
In the section "Entering Exams, Exam Procedure & Marking Schemes" (p.60), the information on "Use Of Microphone" has been updated as follows:
At Levels 1 and 2 (Grades 1–5) microphone use is optional, although candidates may use one if they feel it will enhance their performance. At Level 3 (Grades 6–8) microphone use is obligatory for all aspects of the exam. (Updated 20 October 2017)